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Published October 29th 2018
December is fast approaching and with it comes the need to get prepared for the Christmas madness of shopping, cooking, carolling and celebrating! Luckily, there are a number of Christmas markets running across Melbourne which are sure to provide a fun day out and an opportunity to purchase some unique gifts for the special people in your life!
The Day and Twilight Christmas Market kicks off on Saturday the 1st of December at St James Moorabbin Lutheran Church. This market will feature a wide range of handmade Christmas decorations, delicious baked goods, preloved items, perfect giftwares, Devonshire Tea, pancakes, hot food and drinks!
From the 1st to the 22nd of December, enjoy a Christmas extravaganza with a cultural twist! The Kimono House festive market returns for near on the whole month of December this year!
The classroom/gallery space will be filled with unique Japanese gifts and festive trims for you to lbrowse through in the weeks leading up to Christmas. This market pace will be open from 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday and closed on Sundays & Mondays.
Featured as a Vegan Christmas Market, Boho Luxe will have stalls selling a variety of environmentally friendly and ethical goods, perfect for a clean-conscience Christmas gift! The markets will also host healings and psychic readings throughout the day!
Running on Sunday the 9th of December in Federation Square, this funky market will take place from 10am to 5pm.
On Thursday the 13th of December, come on down to enjoy the delights of the Eltham Twilight Market! Taking place at the Eltham Town Square between 4pm and 9pm, this market will feature Christmas Stalls, carols, live music, free face painting, free miniature train rides and a jumping castle.
It is also rumoured that Santa himself may pay a visit!
A perfect chance to squeeze in some of that last minute shopping, join the fantastic vendors and community at the Grantsville Christmas Market along Bass Highway. This market will take place on Sunday the 16th December from 8am to 2pm.
The event comprises of a fantastic array of passionate traders showcasing their unique gifts, crafts, homewares, art, jewellery, gourmet foods, artisan stalls, food trucks and more! There will also be live entertainment and it is the perfect opportunity for a festive day out!